Found On The Mobile Web #227

Reddit Mobile

Found on the Mobile Web is a weekly WAP Review feature listing newly added and updated sites on the YesWAP.com mobile portal and WapReview mobile site directory. With these latest additions the directory and portal now list 2311 mobile sites.

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Reddit m.reddit.com The mobile edition of the popular social bookmarking and news agregation site Reddit.com comes in two flavors,

m.reddit.com is the legacy mobile version with a front page size under 20 KB and no JavaScript dependencies. It's a read only view of all of Reddit's items, "Other Reddits" (subject matter categories) and comments.

i.reddit.com is Reddit's AJAXy new "Touch Web" version that requires JavaScript and a browser that can handle 200 KB pages. Compared with the legacy version it offers more eye candy and the ability to log in to post items and leave comments.
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Asian Correspondent Mobile

Asian News

Asian Correspondent us.asiancorrespondent.com Calling itself a "Huffington Post for Asia", the Asian Correspondent is collaborative news site aggregating the reporting of thirty-five top news bloggers from thirteen different Asian countries. The site focuses on progressive Asia with an emphasis on green issues, new media, politics and economics. The contributors, who are paid a monthly salary, have been chosen for their relevance, writing quality and local popularity. Sources: Online Journalism Blog, journalism.co.uk
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Tech News Sites and Blogs

ITworld mobile.itworld.com Published by IDG, ITworld is a user driven community for IT professionals. Registered users can post items and links, comment and "like" items on topics such as cloud computing, data recovery, security, disaster planning, open source and SaaS. The mobile edition is by mDog
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Angryindian Radio Mobile

News

Angryindian Radio angryindianradio.mobify.me A mobile friendly podcast series from the Intelligent Aboriginal News Service, Angry Indianradio covers the often under reported "Fourth World" of indigenous and First Nations peoples as well as relevant social justice and political issues. Mobile View by Mobify
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Mobile Downloads

Mimvi Search mimvi.com Mobile app (and webapp) search. Find apps in the iTunes app store, Android Market or BlackBerry App World. The iOS and BlackBerry results have links to the apps in iTunes or App World, but inexplicably  there are no download links for the Android apps. There's also a "Webapps" search, although many of the results turn out desktop websites. Support for iPad, Windows Mobile and Nokia Ovi Store apps is "coming soon".
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Sportbusiness.com Mobile

Business News

Sportbusiness.com m.sportbusiness.com UK based SportBusiness vovers , as the name implies,  the business of sports. It provides insight and analysis on the sector, particularly media, marketing and events. The touch optimized mobie site was created with the free mobile site builder iWebKit. Front page size is 90 KB. Unlike many touch sites, this one works in browsers without JavaScript support.
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US Local News by State: Iowa - Michigan

Grand Haven Tribune grandhaventribune.com/wireless/ West Michigan news from the Grand Haven Tribune (Michigan) newspaper. The site's attractive design includes numerous photos. Coverage includes local news, sports and weather, obituaries, police reports.
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Manchester Evening News Mobile

European News

Manchester Evening News menmedia.co.uk The Manchester Evening News is a daily newspaper covering the Greater Manchester metropolitan area in North West England. The paper's profusely illustrated online mobile edition emphasizes local news on the front page. A top navigation menu links to Business, Politics, Crime, Transport, Health, and Education sections. There are also links to non-mobile versions of the local weather forecast and the paper's searchable archive.
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Traffic

RAC (UK) rac.mobi The Royal Auto Club provides members with car insurance and both non-members and members with roadside assistance. The RAC's mobile site offers very good UK driving directions with maps. There are also traffic alerts and click to call links to summon a breakdown lorry (tow truck) or report an accident if you have RAC insurance. Source Mobility.mobi
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Mobile Video

Softmaza YouTube Download softmaza.in/yt/ A YouTube downloader for mobile devices. Paste the URL of a desktop YouTube page to download the video in MP4 or FLV file format. It works OK, although it would be a lot easier to use on mobile if it accepted YouTube mobile URLs.
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